The Road to Denver reaches a major intersection this week as the Irish Men’s National Team players depart for Denver, Colorado, USA for the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships.
The team will take part in a pre-tournament training camp at the Colorado Academy in Denver from 5-9 July. The Opening Ceremonies for the tournament take place on 10th July, followed by the opening game between the USA and Canada, with both teams widely considered to be perennial favourites for the world title.
In the group stages Ireland has been placed in the Yellow Division with Uganda, France and Bermuda. Ireland starts play on Friday, 11th July at 2.30pm against Uganda, the first African nation ever to participate in a lacrosse world championships. Ireland then play France on Saturday, 12th July at 11am, and meet Bermuda the following day on Sunday, 13th July at 5.30pm. The schedule of games following that will depend on results, with the semi-finals to be played on Thursday, 17th July and the final on Saturday, 19th July.
The 2014 Irish Men’s National Lacrosse Team Media Guide is now available – download it by clicking here. Get all the latest information about the players, coaches and staff, and the build up to the tournament, as well as a team preview and information about the history of lacrosse in Ireland.
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On Twitter @LacrosseIreland
On Facebook http://www.facebook.com/IrelandLacrosse
Join us in supporting the boys in green using the hashtag – #COYBIG!
Information regarding the FIL World Lacrosse Championships is available at: http://www.worldlacrosse2014.com/
2-1, good luck tomorrow. Awesome to see Native American Hurley (the Creator’s Game-lacrosse) being played by Ireland.
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